Taught course

Human Factors and Ergonomics

University of Nottingham · Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

A high 2:2 or equivalent.

Interest in human factors/ergonomics and some practice in applying this.

Qualifications below the minimum are considered if applicant has 10 yrs+ relevant experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This course looks at knowledge and skills needed to design products and environments from a human perspective.

This MSc in Human Factors and Ergonomics aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to design products, jobs / tasks and environments from the human perspective. If you are interested in people, technology and design, then this could be the course for you.

In this course you will learn about a range of human characteristics (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) as they relate to our interactions with jobs, environments, products, services and other people. You will graduate with a postgraduate qualification that is increasingly desirable in industry and provides the necessary knowledge and skills to address human factors issues for the 21st century.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559